Creating an opacity mask


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Creating an opacity mask

Okay, so we're here inside of the Illustrator. I'm working on this file called glories. ai and we've already seen how to create a layer mask inside of Photoshop. Let's now apply that same knowledge to creating an opacity mask here inside of Illustrator. Now on this document right here the first thing I'm going to do is I'm going to go to the View menu here and I'm going to choose to show my transparency grid. It's just going to allow us to get a better idea about where this transparency is going to be and how it works. Next, I want to make sure that my Transparency panel is open because as we're going to see, all the work that we're going to do as far as creating and actually modifying these opacity masks is all going to go through the Transparency panel itself.

And I want to make sure that I have this part visible also, which is currently grayed out. This part over here is going to allow me to work with these opacity masks. I don't need to actuall...

Creating an opacity mask
Video duration: 6m 44s 2h 50m Intermediate

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Creating an opacity mask provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Seeing Through Transparency

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Design
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Illustrator
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